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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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κ1 Sculptoris (kappa1 Sculptoris)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:44 | Tran: 4:57 | Set: 8:09
Alt: 10.59°   Az: 183.59°   Direction: South

κ1 Sculptoris is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class F2 in the constellation of Sculptor.

κ1 Sculptoris visual magnitude is 5.42. Because of its faintness, κ1 Sculptoris is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of κ1 Sculptoris (kappa1 Sculptoris) star
DSS2 image of κ1 Sculptoris. The red arrow shows the motion of κ1 Sculptoris during the next 10000 years (12.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


00h 10m 35s
-27° 51’ 04”
00h 15m 57s
00h 26m 33s


00h 09m 20s
-27° 59’ 16”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart κ1 Sculptoris (kappa1 Sculptoris) star
Simplified finder chart for κ1 Sculptoris (kappa1 Sculptoris).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where κ1 Sculptoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of κ1 Sculptoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

κ1 Sculptoris is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the κ1 Sculptoris double sysyem:

1.4 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

κ1 Sculptoris is distant 223.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

9 km/s
0.072 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

κ1 Sculptoris
(kappa1 Sculptoris)

Visibility from Your Location

Today's κ1 Sculptoris (kappa1 Sculptoris) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 117.9°
Max altitude: 10.7°
Azimuth: 242.1°